GLOSS Station Handbook

Station information sheet

GLOSS number72
Station name

Legaspi, Albay

Time zone120E, GMT + 8hrs
Latitude (+ve N)13.15
Longitude (+ve E)123.75
Observation period(s)1947-
Responsible countryPhilippines
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Director, Coast and Geodetic Survey Department, 421 Baracca St., San Nicolas, Manila, Philippines
GLOSS contactPhilippines
Committed to GLOSSYes
Digital dataYes
Additional parametersSea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
High frequency data at UHSLCDownload from UHSLC   Download documentation qa371a.dmt from UHSLC   Format documentation for UHSLC data
Real-time data availableYes
Real-time data transmitted
to GLOSS Fast Centre
Real-time data plots from UHSLC
Additional parameters (real-time)Sea surface temperature, surface salinity at 15degC
Tide gauge benchmarksBM-2 - Port of Legaspi, Albay. Cross cut on brass rod set in drilled hole on concrete base of monument located at the northern side of the wharf, 0.42m from the corner of the base; no inscription around mark.
Benchmark relationshipsBM-2 was established in 1947
Auxiliary benchmarksBMX, BP1, Z, Z1, Z2, 4A, 5B, AL-ZA (first order benchmark)
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataDownload annual MSL (RLR) data for Legaspi, Albay
Annual MSL (RLR) plotView annual MSL (RLR) plot for Legaspi, Albay
MSL methodMonthly & weighted annual mean
PSMSL code522
Other relevant codesUHSLC 371
Additional information 
Nearest Met. station5km from tide gauge
Last updated2002-12-11

Related BODC pages

Sea level portal      World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) — Sea  level
UK Tide Gauge Network     Climate Variability and Predictability (CLIVAR)
GLOSS project page  


Related external links

Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS)     Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)
University of Hawai`i Sea Level Centre (UHSLC)  World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)


Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) Global Sea Level Observing System (GLOSS) Station Handbook Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)